August 29, 2014      6:33 PM
HK: Apparently negotiating with himself, Abbott agrees to new debate
Davis campaign: "Abbott's commitments don't mean much"
is supposed to be the Davis Campaign that is in disarray,
but to all current appearances, it looks like the Abbott Campaign is the
one that can’t shoot straight.
least Rick Perry used the subterfuge
of refusing to debate Bill White
until he released years of tax returns.
Under the cover of the long Labor Day weekend, the Abbott Campaign
unilaterally cancelled a debate to which it had previously agreed with Democrat
Wendy Davis and without even the
pretense of a subterfuge. They simply
cited unstated problematic format issues … to which they had previously agreed.
incoming from even their own Party and looking an awful lot like Clayton Williams refusing to shake Ann Richard’s hand, the state’s lead
litigator apparently hurriedly set up another debate format and then announced
the Davis Campaign confirms that they had no prior notice of the cancellation
or the Abbott declaration of a “new debate”.
By Harvey Kronberg